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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Physics (PHYS)
PHYS
6120
Advanced Mechanics
Advanced Mechanics
Fall 2017
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Analytic methods of mechanics as a basis for modern theory. Variational principles. Lagrange’s equations. Hamiltonian formulation. Canonical transformations. Classical perturbation theory. Nonlinear systems. Special relativity. Permission of the department graduate advisor required prior to enrollment. Corequisite: PHYS 6130.
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